Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Stools and Benches

English mahogany George III stool

English mahogany George III stool

English mahogany George III stool with Sheraton turned legs. This finest example has a turned cross-stretcher base and retains what is probably the original finish in very nice condition. Upholstered in a most lovely floral urn design fabric in what we would best call...

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English walnut stool circa 1725

English walnut stool circa 1725

British polish and refinement are quickly spotted in this English walnut stool circa 1725. Freshly recovered in a proper damask to sit in front of a warming fireplace. The refined cabriole legs on club feet support a deeply scalloped apron.  Polished older finish with...

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Queen Anne Stool in Walnut

Queen Anne Stool in Walnut

A concise, petite Queen Anne stool in walnut, circa 1740-90. The bold cabriole legs have c-scrolls at the hips. A most convenient piece of seating. Slip seat for easy recovering. A bit of a wiggle to this. Mellow old finish. H. 17", w. 15", d. 12'. $695.

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English Oak Joint Stool

English Oak Joint Stool

Unusual tall joint stool in dark English oak, circa 1650+. The molded overhang trop is above splayed baluster turned legs with stretchers. The pegged top is correct and displays old finish with proper wear and distress for the age. Old minor repairs. H. 25.5", w....

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French Baroque Stool, 17th Century

French Baroque Stool, 17th Century

French Baroque Stool, 17th century.  The boldly turned legs have tapered octagonal sections. An H-stretcher which is similarly carved joins the four. A most  desirable piece of seating, often used as a pull up at the fireplace. No guest can resist this charm. H. 16.5"...

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18th Century Stool George III

18th Century Stool George III

Attracted by its excellent proportion, I purchased this late 18th century stool as George III, in the French taste, ca. 1790. I was tempted by its design, thinking that this could be French. It is of beech, which it could be from either source. The lines are delicate...

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